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July 11th, 2011

Solon schools begin registration process

SOLON– For the 2011-12 school year, Solon Community Schools will be once again be using an e-registration process accessible through PowerSchool. As part of this process, letters with new access IDs were sent to all families in July 2010.  This is the same login information parents of middle school and high school students use to check grades via PowerSchool.  Parents of kindergarten students will be mailed access IDs and passwords the week of July 18. 

Closed for Beef Days

The library will be closing at 2 p.m. on Friday, July 15, and will be closed all day on Saturday, July 16, so that all may participate in the Solon Beef Days celebration.

Summer Reading Program winds down

Summer Reading Program is in its last week of activities as it winds down for this year. There is still another week of reading before the reading logs and T-shirt sheets have to be turned in. Jen Leveck, Youth Services Librarian reminds everyone, “The last day we will accept sheets is Saturday, July 23, and we won’t be giving out any prizes after that, so make sure to get them in on time”.
During the past week, the “Teens On Tuesdays @ 2” enjoyed travel bingo and eating lots of scones and nutella during the European Food Fare.

New Adult Book

Fans of Stieg Larsson’s, “Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” series, should check out Norwegian author Joe Nesbo’s “The Snowman.” On the first day of snow, a child wakes up to find his mother has disappeared during the night. Outside, a snowman has appeared out of nowhere, the calling card of one of the most terrifying serial killers in recent fiction.

Sign up for e-newsletters

Friends of the Solon Library are now sponsoring three newsletters available to anyone on the Internet simply by signing up. General Events newsletter will keep you informed of events like the used book sales and holiday sales.  Library Article newsletter will send you an email copy of the weekly column in this paper. And our new DVD News newsletter gives you the weekly “Film Clips” plus additional movie features, what DVDs are on order and other features of interest to film fans.  To sign up, simply send an email to SolonLibrFriends@aol.com  and specify which newsletter(s) you’d like to receiv

Movie Clips

Recently added to the library’s DVD collection:

Lucky: if money can’t buy happiness, can winning the lottery come close? (2010) A documentary about the American lottery and some of the industry’s biggest winners (and losers).
Sucker Punch (2011, PG13) An action/fantasy film about a young girl institutionalized by her abusive stepfather. Retreating to an alternative reality as a coping strategy, she envisions a plan which will help her escape from the mental facility.

Adult computer class

Starting Monday, Aug. 8, there will be another adult computer class. It will be a six-week class, held Monday and Thursday afternoons from 1-2 p.m. There is space for five more people. Another class will be starting October 10. 

Guest Storytime presenter

Dollar deliberations

IOWA CITY– Three area road improvement projects and one trail initiative may see funds if recommendations from the Metropolitan Planning Organization of Johnson County (MPOJC) are approved at a July 13 meeting.

Farmer’s Golf Tournament July 18

SOLON– The 2011 Farmer’s Open Golf Tournament will be held Monday, July 18, at Lake Macbride Golf Course. Golf begins between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., dinner served from 5-6:30 p.m. Prize and award presentations begin will follow dinner. All farmers, friends, and dealers are invited to play two-person best shot – choose your own foursome. Call now for cart and dinner reservations: Lake Macbride Golf Course, 3891 Pro Road NE, Solon, 624-2500.

Old Gold Dining meal and a movie rescheduled to July 25

SOLON– The Friday card playing event at Old Gold Dining has become a very popular activity and as a result, Solon Senior Advocates is rescheduling the meal and a movie project to the last Monday of each month, beginning July 25. The featured July movie will be the popular film “Up,” starring Ed Asner as the voice-over in a delightful and incredible animated journey.
For more information, call 624-2710 or sign up at Old Gold Dining.